THE SURVEY SAYS … (Part 2)

Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin. It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels there really is another way, if only he could stop bumping for a...

THE SURVEY SAYS … (Part 1)

This is part 1 of a 4 part series. After 4 years as a regular missionary, I resigned from my faith mission, to follow Captain Kirk and “go where no man had gone before.” The parting words from my supervisor clung to me like a dare, Tentmakers are not missionaries. Ten...

PERSPECTIVE

The following is contributed by a worker in South Asia. Perspective Number 1:My struggle is to hate the sin (no problem) and yet love the sinner (a gargantuan undertaking). All of this conflict (from my perspective) evolves as a result of a Muslim who is a terrorist,...

LESSONS FROM A SHARK

The following is submitted by a B4T worker in the Arab world. People who believe in a quick path to success are not the ones committed to performing the necessary hard work to get there. – Robert Herjavec An often struggle for B4Ters is to keep our heads above water....

LONELINESS ON THE FIELD

Contributed by a B4T worker in the Arab world I’ve often reflected on how much more lonely I am on the field. I used to have a great deal of close friends (in a sense, I still do – I just only see them once every year or two). “Life on life” is not a 100% money-back...

DISCIPLESHIP IS DISCIPLINE

When one of your employees is consistently late or talks trash about others, what do you do? Do you let it slide because she is a top performer? Do you make excuses for her because she might not know better? Do you fire her so as to send a message to the rest of your...